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Melania Trump will be back in spotlight, apparently to her surprise
Records published Oct. 28
NLS approves additional help in kindergarten classrooms
New London cyclist's life remembered in court; driver in accident sentenced
Hacked emails show Clinton aides surprised at 2015 email revelations
Cutler's back in time to face his fave foe
WCT Sports Show: Cards, Wildcats breeze through opening rounds
Analyst: Zimmer tackle rotation versus Eagles 'horrible'
Wild's Niederreiter gaining confidence on new line
Great Swedish Adventure begins and features woman with Willmar roots
Willmar native on 'The Voice'
1960's icon Bobby Vee dies at Minnesota care facility
Prince’s legendary vault is now open; song due out in November
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Now is the perfect time for houseplant tasks
Social Security Administration declared a 0.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment for 2017
An Epic journey
Spooktacular: The whole family can help make ghostly yard ornaments
Kenley Jo Krogfus
Myron F. Koosmann
Wallace V. Ashburn
Tribune 2016 Endorsement: Elect Fernando Alvarado to Willmar's Ward 3 seat
Cindy Regan's letter: Clinton's corruption runs deep
Tribune 2016 Endorsement: Elect Julie Asmus to Willmar's Ward 2 seat
Colleen Thomson Michels letter: Schwantes is committed to public service
Suzie Richter letter: Get informed, then go and vote
Swift County hires interim administrator
BENSON—After accepting the resignation Tuesday of Swift County Administrator Mike Pogge-Weaver, the County Board of Commissioners appointed Jan Fransen as the interim county administrator. Pogge-Weaver's last day is Oct. 21. He will begin his new job as the city administrator...
September 27, 2016 - 7:20pm
September 26, 2016
Swift County Administrator expected to submit resignation during special meeting Tuesday
BENSON—The Swift County Commissioners will hold a special meeting 10 a.m. tomorrow when County Administrator Mike Pogge-Weaver is expected...
September 26, 2016 - 12:36pm
September 15, 2016
Willmar council votes to make offer to interim administrator
WILLMAR—While the individual's name is not public until the contract is approved Monday, the Willmar City Council decided this week to...
September 15, 2016 - 7:25pm
September 7, 2016
Renville County appoints new administrator
OLIVIA—Renville County's Board of Commissioners announced Wednesday the appointment of Lisa Herges as the new county administrator. Herges...
September 7, 2016 - 11:50pm
June 17, 2016
Renville County seeks new administrator
OLIVIA — Renville County is launching a search for a new administrator to succeed Sara Folsted, who has held the position during the past seven and a half years. Folsted has accepted the position of administrator for Rice County and tendered her resignation to the board of commissioners...
June 17, 2016 - 9:14pm
October 21, 2015
Two to be interviewed for Willmar administrator post; third finalist withdraws
WILLMAR — One of three finalists for the Willmar city administrator job has withdrawn from consideration, leaving two finalists for the Willmar...
October 21, 2015 - 12:53am
May 14, 2015
Willmar council rethinks plan, votes to use search firm for administrator vacancy
WILLMAR — The Willmar City Council will seek proposals from professional search firms interested in helping the council find and hire a new city administrator. The voice vote took place during a joint meeting Wednesday afternoon of the Labor Relations Committee and the other members...
May 14, 2015 - 12:24am
April 29, 2015
Schmit considered: Committee recommends keeping Halliday as interim city administrator
WILLMAR — City Clerk Kevin Halliday would continue as interim city administrator for the next four to six months until the Willmar City Council hires a new administrator, the council’s Labor Relations Committee is recommending. In a 3-1 vote Wednesday afternoon, the committee...
April 29, 2015 - 11:22pm
December 18, 2013
Letter: Willmar should redefine city administrator’s role
Well, well, well. A consultant that we really didn’t need says the Willmar City Council is dysfunctional. Our local newspaper editor told us that many, many months ago. Rather than argue the point, why don’t we try to figure where the problem is? What brought us to this point? One...
December 18, 2013 - 12:00am
December 17, 2013
Positive review for Kandiyohi County Administrator
WILLMAR — Kandiyohi County Administrator Larry Kleindl was praised Tuesday for his leadership, communication and other on-the-job skills, as well as for being a “visionary” who is passionate about his job. During a summary of Kleindl’s annual job review at the County Board...
December 17, 2013 - 11:09pm
May 14, 2013
New Yellow Medicine County, Minn., administrator will not have to take pay cut for the job
GRANITE FALLS -- The new Yellow Medicine County administrator will not have to take a pay cut for accepting the job. The Board of Commissioners agreed Tuesday to raise the starting salary offered to new County Administrator Peggy Heglund to $92,203.79, which represents the 10th step...
May 14, 2013 - 4:47pm
April 24, 2013
Yellow Medicine County offers administrator post to its family services director
GRANITE FALLS – Peggy Heglund will serve as the new county administrator for Yellow Medicine County. Heglund is currently the family services director for the county. The commissioners offered Heglund the position late Tuesday after a second round of interviews with three finalists:...
April 24, 2013 - 9:13am
July 29, 2011
Thanks to 'Mick' for fine city service
Willmar City Administrator Michael Schmit is retiring today after a long 37-year career as a public employee. Schmit always kept the city as his "first priority" and it shows in the many things that make Willmar an "All-America City." Under Schmit's management, Willmar has planned,...
July 29, 2011 - 12:00am
July 15, 2011
Letter: Welcome the new administrator
I hope the city of Willmar is as excited as I am with the impending arrival of the new city administrator. I personally welcome Charlene Stevens as the new administrator for the city of Willmar and wish her the best of luck in her commitment to serve the city. This new leadership...
July 15, 2011 - 12:00am
May 14, 2011
Willmar administrator choice picked as finalist for Wis. job
NEW RICHMOND, Wis. -- Willmar City Council's top choice for the city administrator position has now been named a finalist for the county administrator position in St. Croix County, Wis. Charlene Stevens, currently the deputy county manager for Sedgwick County in Wichita, Kan., was...
May 14, 2011 - 12:00am